About Concordia University Chicago’s Grant Managment Program

If you love to write, craft proposals, and you have a passion to make an impact on organizations, don’t stop reading, because you’re in the right place. Concordia University Chicago offers a Master of Arts in grant writing, management, and evaluation, and it is calling your name.

The grant management field is expanding there is a range of diverse organizations where you can contribute as a grant writer or manager.  Predominantly the work forces are non-profit organizations including, social service organizations, animal welfare organizations, museums and arts organizations. Employment is also an option at schools, universities, and government agencies.

Depending on your certifications, skills, experience level, and education, salaries will vary. Although, typically a grant writer’s salary ranges from $62,000 to $78,000.

Earning a degree in grant management may take you a year or 20 months while studying at Concordia University Chicago. You get to choose how many online classes you want to take at a time to make your practice more amiable.

In our grant management program, candidates will think strategically, systemically, and analytically in ways that promote the practical application of knowledge related to grant-seeking activities, grant-writing, grant management, and program evaluation of not-for-profit, for-profit, public and/or private organizations.

  • Multidisciplinary program. This program is designed to address the growing multidisciplinary needs of researchers and practitioners working in diverse professional settings through collaboration across fields of the arts, business, education, social and human services, healthcare, and leadership.
  • Collaborative learning. All projects require real-life experiences including partnering with organizations that fit your professional goals.
  • Cohort model builds relationship. Students begin and complete the program with a cohort of students, building support structures and fostering collegiality.
  • Financial aid available. Unlike certificate programs in grant writing or program evaluation, this master’s degree is eligible for financial aid.

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